Wingate Inns Begins Testing Wireless High Speed Internet Access for Guests
Parsippany, New Jersey-Wingate Inns International Inc. is beta testing wireless capabilities at its hotel in Garden City, New York. The 60-day test will allow business and leisure travelers with wireless Ethernet card-equipped laptops to access the Internet from any public area as well as several guestrooms. Upon the completion of phase one, Wingate Inns will launch a second round of testing that provides Garden City hotel staff with handheld computers to provide wireless check in/out, wireless room inspections, engineering and maintenance tasking, as well as list guestrooms needing housekeeping. -Cendant Corp.